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The Unbelievable World of the Birds-of-Paradise

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Deep in the rainforest of Papua New Guinea are some of the most unique birds in the world. Check out the expedition that set out to photograph and study them all!

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20 minutes

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What Can A Brain Hacker Teach Us?

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How much do you trust your own brain? Should you trust it at all? Watch as brain hacker Keith Barry takes us on an adventure into our own minds!

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6 minutes

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Virtual Reality Museums: Let’s Go to the Smithsonian!

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The future is now! Take an amazing virtual tour (“walk” through at your own pace!) of the Smithsonian Museum from the comfort of your own home, featured today on EWC!

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14 minutes

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Snake Robots: Can You Watch This Without Squirming?

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Are you creeped out by robots… or snakes? How about a robotic snake?! You might change your tune when you see the incredible uses of the robot snake, today on EWC.

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13 minutes

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Beatboxing: An Orchestra in Your Mouth

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What happens when beatboxing and TED combine? Tom Thum transfixes us with his incredible TED Talk, as he brings beatboxing to the TED stage.

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6 minutes

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Flying Rays: Marvels of Nature

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What happens when creatures of the sea take flight? The BBC and National Geographic take us on a journey with flying rays to see a marvel of nature!

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25 minutes

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Underwater Exploration: The New Frontier

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We know more about the face of mars than our own ocean floor! Today’s EWC article inspires us to completely rethink the exploration of the amazing depths of our own planet!

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12 minutes

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Walking Across China: Way 1.0 & 2.0

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Walking across China – one foot in front of the other for 4,500 km (2800 miles) – sounds like an epic journey. Wait until you see the clever, amazing way Christoph shares it with us!

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7 minutes

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Our Shared Place in the Universe

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What is our place in the universe? Here on Earth we may think we are the center of it all, but today’s video-share gives us a very unique perspective!

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5 minutes

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Baking Cookies is Chemistry?

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Ever thought of yourself as a chemist? Well, if you have ever baked, or critiqued the results of a baker, you might just be the best chemist in your house! There’s fascinatingly fun science in those holiday cookies!

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9 minutes

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What’s Invisible? Asking a Bigger Question

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When we ask “what’s invisible” we may find ourselves asking a bigger question than we anticipated! John Lloyd shows us just how much out there is invisible.

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21 minutes

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Can Bacteria Talk to Each Other?

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Can single-celled organisms like bacteria communicate, or are they blindly moving through their lifespan, like tiny organic machines? Princeton University’s Bonnie Bassler has a fascinating answer.

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7 minutes

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Why Do We Laugh?

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Laughter has the power to bring us closer together across languages and cultures. “It’s Okay To Be Smart” helps answer the question “Why do we laugh?”

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6 minutes

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So, You Want to Start a New Country?

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You know how some people have the hubris to think you can just start up your own country? We get some very entertaining AND interesting insight today on why that might be a little more complicated than you think!

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12 minutes

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Exploring Mexico’s Underwater Caves

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Mexico’s underwater caves, or cenote, are breathtaking natural wonders! This week on EWC’s Saturdays Around the World, we see what it would be like to spend a Saturday cave diving there!

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5 minutes

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A Tale of Three Plastic Bottles

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Does recycling really make much difference? It turns out, our choices when it comes to plastic bottles make a major difference. TED-Ed explains how!

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8 minutes

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Whale Facts, The Lives of Incredible Giants

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We thought we knew everything about whales, but It’s Okay To Be Smart shows us some incredible whale facts that prove these giants are incredible creatures.

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8 minutes

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Thankful for Little Things? Share Them!

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Is it possible to connect with others on a deeper level, just by sharing what we are thankful for? It is! Here’s a great way to appreciate the simple things in life with the people you spend the most time with: your co-workers!

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6 minutes

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Friday the 13th: Why is it a Thing?

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Ever wondered why Friday the 13th is considered an unlucky day? Well, for some quick Friday fun and insight,we have the answer!

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8 minutes

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Get Ready for The History of Everything!

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How well do you know the history of everything? How well do you know what will happen in the future? Today, we gain some perspective on our place in time!

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10 minutes

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Underwater Wonder Combining Sculpture & Conservation

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What happens when we create art that interacts with its environment? What happens when art and conservation combine? Jason deCaires Taylor’s underwater sculptures inspire wonder!

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4 minutes

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Puffins: Ready for Their Close Up!

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How can a plush toy help us capture nature at its best? Here’s a whole new look at puffins (the other amazing black and white bird), and how we are filming their lives up-close!

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13 minutes

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Why Should We Care About the Waggle Dance?

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This is definitely an EWC “Who Knew?” article! Learn why we all might want to be doing the waggle dance to support bees around the world. Amazing!

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8 minutes

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Kinetic Sculpture: A Surreal Journey…

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How can moving art impact its surroundings? How can art introduce us to new forms of life? Find out how artist Anthony Howe is making this possible with the most amazing kinetic sculptures.

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14 minutes

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Foolishness Saves the Fishing Cat

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Learn how one seemingly foolish photographer has started a conservationist movement that may save an entire species of special fishing cats.

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7 minutes

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Nothing like a good ZOMBIE story!

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Mother Nature can put on a pretty good show herself when it comes to Halloween themes. Zombies might not be what you expected! Check out our Halloween feature!

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13 minutes

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Ghosts! They’re All Around Us!

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There are ghosts everywhere! And they tell us about what ancient, long gone ecosystems may have looked like! Fascinating fun here before Halloween.

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10 minutes

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“Gulp”: The World’s Largest Stop-Motion Animation

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What do you get when an entire beach is the stage for stop-motion animation plus incredible sand-art talent? Gulp: the world’s largest stop-motion set!

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Sea, Sand, Sun, and Fish Poop

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What are those sandy white beaches really made of? Anna Rothschild of Gross Science, gives us a look into the life (and intestines) of the parrot fish…

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